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Published:Thursday | June 23, 2022 | 12:06 AM
The woman of the hour, Alison Smith (left), the first black female president of the Broward Bar Association and a partner at Weiss Serota Helfman, poses with Carol Green Von Kaul, principal at Von Kaul, PA.
The woman of the hour, Alison Smith (left), the first black female president of the Broward Bar Association and a partner at Weiss Serota Helfman, poses with Carol Green Von Kaul, principal at Von Kaul, PA.
Attorneys (from left): Lorna Brown-Burton of the Florida Bar Board of Governors; Hilary Creary of the Florida Bar Board of Governors and a member board of directors, Broward Bar Association;  Alison Smith, president, Broward Bar Association and partner Wei
Attorneys (from left): Lorna Brown-Burton of the Florida Bar Board of Governors; Hilary Creary of the Florida Bar Board of Governors and a member board of directors, Broward Bar Association; Alison Smith, president, Broward Bar Association and partner Weiss Serota Helfman; Broward County Judge Jackie Powell and Braulio Rosa, executive director of the Broward County Bar Association.
Attorneys and former presidents of the Caribbean Bar Association Devona Reynolds Perez, assistant county attorney, Broward County, and Schuyler Smith, partner, Hamilton Miller & Birthise, showed their support.
Attorneys and former presidents of the Caribbean Bar Association Devona Reynolds Perez, assistant county attorney, Broward County, and Schuyler Smith, partner, Hamilton Miller & Birthise, showed their support.
Broward County judges Michael Robinson (left) and Jackie Powell stepped outside of chambers in fine fashion.
Broward County judges Michael Robinson (left) and Jackie Powell stepped outside of chambers in fine fashion.
Attorneys (from left): Jerry Hamilton, managing partner at Hamilton Miller & Birthisel; Dahlia Walker-Huntington, principal at Dahlia A. Walker, PA, and Wayne C. Golding, senior principal at the Golding Law Group.
Attorneys (from left): Jerry Hamilton, managing partner at Hamilton Miller & Birthisel; Dahlia Walker-Huntington, principal at Dahlia A. Walker, PA, and Wayne C. Golding, senior principal at the Golding Law Group.
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Newly sworn-in president of the Broward Bar Association in Florida, Jamaican-American attorney Alison Smith, was fêted at a gala staged by the voluntary organisation at the Ritz Carlton Hotel on Fort Lauderdale Beach. A partner at Weiss Serota Helfman Cole and Bierman, Smith is the first black female president in the organisation’s 97-year history. Dressed the nines, Something Extra had no writs against the Jamaican-American legal fraternity that came out in full force to celebrate one of their own. Enjoy these highlights.